By Alejandro Jimenez-Serrano, Cornelius Pilgrim
This quantity in honour of Mohamed el-Bialy deals 22 contributions through his acquaintances and associates in appreciation for a few years of real cooperation in the course of his lengthy occupation in Egyptian Archaeology. The articles take care of a variety of themes and canopy a time span from prehistory to the Byzantine period. Unpublished items and texts in addition to result of latest box examine are provided by means of top students in archaeology, Egyptology, architectural heritage and non secular reviews. the point of interest at the areas of Aswan and historical Thebes displays the actual examine pursuits of the honoree and his consistent efforts to guard the archaeological history at those facilities of historical Egyptian civilization.
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3). g. F. v. Τανοῦβε. 8 (547 CE). E. E. Kahle, Bala’izah: Coptic Texts from Deir el-Bala’izah in Upper Egypt, vol. 1 (Oxford, 1954), 30 dijkstra 3. The third line is written in smaller characters, which are less deeply incised and more scratchy than the previous two lines, and the end of the line is so poorly written that these letters are not readable. However, what is meant is clearly οὐδεὶς ἀθάνατος ‘no one is immortal’. 13 2 Tombstone of ? (inv. no. 9-45-299-1/2; Fig. 5) The second epitaph (17 × 33 cm) is the one that was discovered in situ (see introduction).
Among the possibilities, ἐ[κοιμήθ]η ‘he went to his rest’ is the most likely, though nothing of the context survives to support this reconstruction. 2. If our reconstruction with the name + ἐκοιμήθη in ll. 1–2 is correct, this formula should be followed by the date of death. We can indeed read ἐν, which would introduce the month and day, and then the letters σε- of the next word. g. Σε[πτεμβρίῳ], though normally one would expect the construction ἐν μηνὶ Σεπτεμβρίου or Σεπτεμβρίῳ (without ἐν). 20 3.
Three Christian Funerary Stelae From Aswan 35 δα- in the line below, which also seems to have a (shallower) horizontal at the bottom, and that the α is followed by an almost completely faded ς. If this were the case, we can read ἑβδόμας for ἑβδόμης, which would be an understandable scribal error,22 though one not attested in inscriptions or papyri from Egypt. 4. The letters πατριδα seem clearly readable here. One could think of the accusative πατρίδα ‘fatherland’ but it is otherwise unattested in funerary inscriptions.